About This Author
Jordan T. Camp is Director of Research at the People’s Forum, Visiting Scholar in the Center for Place, Culture and Politics at the CUNY Graduate Center, and Co-Director of the Racial Capitalism Working Group in the Center for Social Difference at Columbia University. He is the author of Incarcerating the Crisis: Freedom Struggles and the Rise of the Neoliberal State (University of California Press, 2016); co-editor (with Christina Heatherton) of Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter (Verso, 2016), co-editor (with Laura Pulido) of Clyde Woods’ posthumously published, Development Drowned and Reborn: The Blues and Bourbon Restorations in Post-Katrina New Orleans (University of Georgia Press, 2017). He is currently editing and writing, As Goes the South: The Life and Lessons of Roz Pelles, co-editing (with Chris Caruso) David Harvey’s The Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, co-editing (with Manu Karuka), Futures Held Hostage: Writers Confront U.S. Hybrid Wars and Sanctions in Venezuela, and completing The Long Vendetta: Twentieth Counterinsurgency and the Survival of Capitalism.
On November 3, 1979, members of the KKK and American Nazi Party murdered five labor organizers in broad daylight. Forty years later, massacre survivor Rosalyn Pelles talks about that day, and why organized workers are such a threat to the powerful.
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